Linxiu Zhang

Linxiu Zhang, PhD

Director, Rural Education Action Program China
Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy

Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Room 3830, Anwai Datun Road, 11A
Beijing, 100101, P. R. China

Research Interests

Agricultural and rural development policy in China.


Professor Linxiu Zhang is Deputy Director of the Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Most of her research concentrates on policy relevant studies on rural development in China, including growth, poverty and inequality, gender, and household nutrition. She is also interested in integrated resource management at the community level, public goods investments, rural basic education and the New Cooperative Medical System (NCMS). She has published widely both in domestic and international professional journals.

She holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Reading, England, an Msc in Agricultural Economics, from the Graduate School of the University of the Philippines at Los Banos, the Philippines., and a BSc in Agricultural Economics and Management, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China.